Site Cleared for 17-Story, Mixed-Use Building at 41-10 Crescent Street, Long Island City

The 30,102-square foot lot between 41-02 and 41-10 Crescent Street, under the permit address of 41-08 Crescent, has been cleared for construction of an 189-foot-tall, 17-story mixed-use residential and hotel project. It is being developed by Forte Italia LLC, with Bayside-based Park Side Construction Builders serving as the general contractor. Dan Ionescu Architects is in charge of the design. The site is owned by Flushing-based TPEC Management. Completion is anticipated in 2020.

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131 Livingston Street

City to Launch Request for Proposals at Downtown Brooklyn Mixed-Use Development Site, 131 Livingston Street

The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), with the Department of Education and the Department of Housing Preservation & Development (HPD), is preparing to launch a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the L-shaped development site at 131 Livingston Street (a.k.a. 409 Red Hook Lane), in Downtown Brooklyn. The property would be ground-leased to a development team for 99 years and redeveloped, according to the Brooklyn Paper. The site could accommodate a mix of residential units, office space or retail, though the city will likely require the winning team to build a 500- to 700-seat public school. The lot is currently occupied by a six-story office building that houses various city-level government agencies, and it will likely end up getting demolished.

50 Clinton Street

Seven-Story, 37-Unit Mixed-Use Project Tops Out at 50 Clinton Street, Lower East Side

Back in February, the seven-story, 37-unit mixed-use project under development at 50 Clinton Street, on the Lower East Side, was two stories above street level. Now, the structure is fully topped out, according to Bowery Boogie. It measures 43,002 square feet and will eventually feature 1,836 square feet of ground-floor retail. The condominium units – being designed by Paris Forino – should average 1,023 square feet apiece and will come in one-, two-, and three-bedroom configurations. As reported previously, amenities include bike storage space, private residential storage, a fitness center, and recreational space on the rooftop. DHA Capital is developing the project, while Issac & Stern Architects is behind the design. Completion can be expected before 2017.

1776 74th Street

Three-Story, Six-Unit Residential Building Planned at 1776 74th Street, Bensonhurst

Elizabeth McDonald, doing business as an anonymous LLC, has filed applications for a three-story, six-unit residential building at 1776 74th Street, in Bensonhurst, located five blocks from the 79th Street stop on the D train. The structure will measure 10,000 square feet and its residential units should average a spacious 1,080 square feet apiece, indicative of condominiums. The project will feature four parkings spaces, two of which will be located on the ground floor. Steven Schneider’s New Jersey-based Schneider Associates is the applicant of record. Demolition permits were filed in February for the 40-foot-wide site’s existing two-and-a-half-story house.

978 Kent Avenue

Seven-Story, 12-Unit Residential Building Filed at 978 Kent Avenue, Bedford-Stuyvesant

Frank Ruggerio, doing business as an anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC, has filed applications for a seven-story, 12-unit residential building at 978 Kent Avenue, in western Bedford-Stuyvesant, located three blocks from the Classon Avenue stop on the G train. The structure will measure 9,706 square feet, which means its residential units should average 809 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. Amenities listed in the Schedule A include storage space for six bikes and a recreation room in the cellar. Anthony C. Villano’s Brooklyn-based ACV Architecture is the architect of record. The 24-foot-wide, 2,450-square-foot lot is currently occupied by a small warehouse.